9:25 PM ET Toronto Maple Leafs star Mitch Marner will be out a minimum of four weeks after sustaining an ankle injury Saturday night against the Flyers. Marner, 22, is the Leafs’ second-leading scorer with 18 points (4 goals, 14 assists) in 18 games this season. Marner signed a six-year contract worth almost $11 million
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Goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood continues to bedevil the Vancouver Canucks. The New Jersey Devils scored goals 22 seconds apart in the first period then relied on a 30-save performance from Blackwood to beat the Canucks 2-1 Sunday afternoon. In just his second NHL season Blackwood already has a 4-0-0 record against Vancouver and a .972 save
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OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators scored three first-period goals and Anders Nilsson made 38 saves in a 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday. Filip Chlapik, Vladislav Namestnikov and Jean-Gabriel Pageau all scored in the first as the Senators (6-9-1) won their second straight game and third in their past four. Brady Tkachuk also scored in the third. Andrei
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Sportsnet: It’s not looking likely that the New Jersey Devils will be getting Taylor Hall signed to an extension in-season. “I think the Devils now know it’s unlikely they are going to be able to get a contract done during the year,” said Elliotte Friedman during the Headlines segment on Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday. “I
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Defining an athlete by their moment of triumph is easy. Avalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz is best understood when it seems the sky is falling. Sixty minutes between the pipes each night in the NHL for the unprepared is a chaotic nightmare with league netminders facing an average of 31 shots per game entering the weekend.
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1:28 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — A Canadian broadcast company has apologized for hockey commentator Don Cherry’s remarks about what he believes are new immigrants not honoring the country’s fallen soldiers. The 85-year-old Cherry, who has been criticized in the past for his outspoken conservative politics, seemed to single out new immigrants in Toronto
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Hockey commentator Don Cherry was the target of an online backlash after complaining that he rarely sees people he believes to be new immigrants wearing poppies ahead of Remembrance Day. The 85-year-old Cherry said on Saturday on his weekly Coach’s Corner segment on “Hockey Night in Canada” that he’s seeing fewer people wearing poppies to
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TORONTO — Sean Couturier scored the winner in the shootout as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Saturday night. Flyers captain Claude Giroux also scored in the shootout for the visitors, while William Nylander was the only successful Leaf. Phillipe Myers and Oscar Linbold had the goals in regulation for Philadelphia (9-5-2). Brian Elliott stopped 38 shots through
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All calls for Taylor Hall as he swings through Alberta Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now:  With injuries mounting, the Colorado Avalanche and Joe Sakic are at least considering acquiring talent. How crazy would it be to acquire Taylor Hall from the New Jersey Devils? With Gabriel Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen out with injuries, the
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by Zach Dooley | AHL On The Beat After Cal Petersen posted a 41-save shutout on opening night, his head coach described his play as “Cal-like.” Pretty flattering when your name becomes an adjective for good play in net. The following day, Mike Stothers found himself at a loss for adjectives to describe his goaltender’s
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